Looks can be deceiving. Look out at your workforce and see if you can actually spot the ones who are stronger, healthier and able to safely perform the essential functions of the job with minimal risk for injury, decreased lost time and fewer workers’ comp claims. Chances are that’s difficult to do with any degree of accuracy. A person who may look trim and fit may be your unhealthiest worker. A critical measure to the health and well-being of your workforce is the worker’s strength to body weight ratio-a new predictor of health and safety.
Click below to review Dr. Gilliam’s recent webcast that addresses muscular strength and its connection to the safety and well-being of your workforce.